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NEWS CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY On a June day one hundred years ago, three honeymooning couples arrived on the shores of the Salmon River in Gustavus, then known as Strawberry Point. They put up tents and got to work building a four-room cabin - one room for each couple, and one for everyone together.

One hundred years of Gustavus (Strawberry Point)

Susan and Judy Wackerbarth smile at the Gustavus Centennial Celebration on June 28. Judy Wackerbarth, right, is the last living child of one of Gustavus' original honeymooning couples, who arrived in June 1914. Susan is her daughter.
Mary Catharine Martin | Capital City Weekly
Susan and Judy Wackerbarth smile at the Gustavus Centennial Celebration on June 28. Judy Wackerbarth, right, is the last living child of one of Gustavus' original honeymooning couples, who arrived in June 1914. Susan is her daughter.
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